History

Gulfstream GV in Naples, Florida, Adds to Clay Lacy Aviation...

Now available for charter, this 12-passenger GV joins a Global 6000 in West Palm Beach and Miami-based Challenger 350 in Clay Lacy’s growing South Florida…

Orange Coast College Aviation Students Awarded Pilot Scholarships from Clay...

Now in its third year, Clay Lacy Pilot Scholarship Fund helps students earn private, instrument and commercial pilot license, and pursue careers in aviation (Costa…

Van Nuys Airport Recognizes Clay Lacy Aviation with Friendly Flyer...

(Los Angeles — June 18, 2019) Clay Lacy Aviation has been honored as a legacy recipient of the Friendly Flyer Award from Los Angeles World…

FAA Awards Part 145 Repair Station Certification to Clay Lacy...

Newly certified FAA repair station supports aircraft owners and flight departments in New York and the northeastern U.S (Oxford, Conn. — May 29, 2019) The…

Clay Lacy Aviation Joins D-Day Squadron Effort to Fly Historic...

(Oxford, Conn. – May 23, 2019) – Clay Lacy Aviation, the world’s most experienced operator of private jets, has joined the D-Day Squadron mission by…

Clay Lacy Aviation selects FL3XX to Provide Sales, Operations, and...

(Los Angeles—May 17, 2019) Culminating a year of evaluations and test of over 10 aviation software systems, Clay Lacy Aviation has selected FL3XX as its…

Falcon 7X and Falcon 900EX EASy with New Interiors, Paint...

Falcon 7X is available in New York, Falcon 900EX EASy available in Los Angeles (Los Angeles—May 13, 2019) Clay Lacy Aviation expands its nationwide charter…

Learjet 70 and Citation Sovereign Join Nationwide Clay Lacy Charter...

Learjet 70 available for charter from Oregon’s Portland International Airport, Citation Sovereign charters from Waterbury-Oxford Airport near New York City (Los Angeles—April 9, 2019) Clay…

FAA Approves Clay Lacy FANS 1/A+ STC for Gulfstream GV

Operators can use Honeywell Aero H Satcom, Gogo ST-4300 Iridium or standalone datalink connection (Los Angeles—March 26, 2019) Clay Lacy Aviation has earned FAA approval…

Clay Lacy Opens New Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Van Nuys...

FAA Part 145 operation provides 24/7 business jet maintenance, repair and overhaul services, large parts and rotables inventory and AOG mobile response for southwestern U.S….

Clay Lacy Announces Factory New Global 6000 Available for Charter...

Miami-based Challenger 350 also joins company’s East Coast jet charter fleet (Los Angeles — January 9, 2019) Clay Lacy Aviation expands its East Coast charter…

Amid the Global Shortage of Aircraft Mechanics, Students Flock to...

Clay Lacy Aviation is awarding student aircraft mechanics over $10,000 in annual scholarship funds to attend Van Nuys Airport’s Aviation Center, where opportunities for women…

Clay Lacy Opens New York Office at Westchester County Airport

Nationwide charter fleet expands in second quarter with five new aircraft. (New York – June 26, 2018) Clay Lacy Aviation, the world’s most experienced operator…

Clay Lacy to Debut New Kodiak Series II at NBAA...

First Kodiak Series II with Aerocet amphibious floats on static display in the Northeastern U.S. (New York – June 18, 2018) Clay Lacy Aviation, the…

Go Green

Clay Lacy Certified as Green Business by City of Los...

(Los Angeles — May 18, 2018) Clay Lacy Aviation announced that the company’s Van Nuys Airport headquarters and maintenance facility is now officially certified by…

Career Day

Clay Lacy Hosts 1,500 Local Students for Van Nuys Airport...

(Los Angeles — May 2, 2018) Clay Lacy Aviation hosted 1,500 local high school students at the 13th Annual Aviation Career Day on Friday, April…

Oxford Hangar

Clay Lacy Celebrates Opening of Maintenance Facility at Waterbury-Oxford Airport

Factory trained technicians providing light line maintenance for engine and airframe, avionics repairs and mobile response. (Oxford, Conn. — April 18, 2018) Clay Lacy Aviation…

Quest Aircraft Appoints New Dealer for Northeastern United States

(April 12, 2018) – Lakeland, Florida – Quest Aircraft announced today the appointment of Clay Lacy Aviation as an authorized dealer for the northeastern US….

Gulfstream G450

Clay Lacy Installs Gogo AVANCE L5 4G in Gulfstream G450

(Los Angeles.—April 3, 2018) Clay Lacy Aviation has installed a state-of-the-art Gogo AVANCE L5 4G technology platform in a Gulfstream G450. Gogo AVANCE L5 transforms…

Bombardier Global 6000

Clay Lacy Adds Factory-New Bombardier Global 6000 for Worldwide Jet...

(Oxford, Conn. – March 12, 2018) Clay Lacy Aviation, the world’s most experienced operator of private jets, announced that a factory-new Bombardier Global 6000 is…

Clay Lacy Aviation Announces Third Year of Scholarships at L.A.’s...

Applications are available now for students pursuing careers as airframe and powerplant technicians. (Los Angeles—September 28, 2017) Clay Lacy Aviation announced that applications are available…

Orange County Supervisor Michelle Steel Joins Clay Lacy Aviation in...

(Santa Ana, California—September 21, 2017) Clay Lacy Aviation awarded flight training scholarships to two Orange Coast College aviation science students during a ceremony at John…

Clay Lacy Adds New Jets and Locations for Private Jet...

Reports 23 percent annual increase in charter activity (Los Angeles—February 5, 2018) Exhibiting this week at the 2018 NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference, in Long…

Clay Lacy Offers $30,000 Credit to Gulfstream and Challenger Owners...

Extends STC incentive to Authorized Universal Avionics Dealers (Los Angeles—September 12, 2017) Clay Lacy Aviation announces a limited-time $30,000 savings to Gulfstream and Challenger owners…

Clay Lacy Raises $24,000 for Homeless Students in Orange County

(Fullerton, California—September 7, 2017) Clay Lacy Aviation helped raise $24,000 for homeless students in Orange County at the second annual FLOCK Dinner Gala on August…

Clay Lacy Scholarship Fund Helps Orange Coast College Aviation Science...

(Santa Ana, California—May 9, 2017) Clay Lacy Aviation, the world’s most experienced operator of private jets, has established a scholarship fund to help students attending…

Clay Lacy Announces Quest Kodiak Tour of California

(Los Angeles—April 26, 2017) Clay Lacy Aviation, the authorized Quest Kodiak dealer for California, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Hawaii, announces a full list of California…

Clay Lacy Adds ADS-B Out Solution for Gulfstream GIV, GIV-SP...

Feature-rich STC offers lower cost, less downtime and greater flexibility than competing solutions (Los Angeles—March 28, 2017) Clay Lacy Aviation has added ADS-B Out to…

Clay Lacy Adds Learjet 45XR Charter Jet at Oregon’s Portland...

(Los Angeles—February 9, 2017) Clay Lacy Aviation, the world’s most experienced operator of private jets, announced that an eight-passenger Learjet 45XR is now available for…

Clay Lacy Awards Scholarships to 22 Students in LAUSD Aircraft...

(Los Angeles—February 6, 2017) Clay Lacy Aviation, the world’s most experienced operator of private jets, has awarded scholarships totaling $10,200 to 22 students in the…

CSQ Magazine Profiles Clay Lacy & Brian Kirkdoffer’s 27 Years...

Clay Lacy Aviation’s Key to Sky-High Success Article by: Kirk Hawking | CSQ Winter 2017 Issue | Read Full Article Brian Kirkdoffer has traveled all…

Clay Lacy and Key Air Become One

Together expanding nationwide coverage for jet charter, aircraft management and maintenance support with new locations in Greater New York and throughout the Northeast. (New York–…

Clay Lacy Aviation Announces Second Year of Scholarships at LA’s...

Fostering the next generation of airframe and powerplant technicians. Applications available now. (Los Angeles—August 30, 2016) Clay Lacy Aviation, the world’s most experienced operator of…

Twelve Jets Join Clay Lacy Aviation Fleet

(Los Angeles—August 25, 2016) Clay Lacy Aviation, the world’s most experienced operator of private jets, has added twelve business jets to its expanding fleet since…

Clay Lacy Aviation continues to revolutionize in-flight connectivity as a...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – When the SmartSky 4G network takes flight later this year, Clay Lacy Aviation will be a partner for hardware sales and installations,…

Clay Lacy Aviation is Distinguished as the Longest Standing Wyvern...

The accreditation reflects the company’s ongoing commitment to exceeding the highest safety standards in the business aviation industry following 10 consecutive audits. (Los Angeles, Calif….

Clay Lacy Aviation Welcomes Seven New Aircraft to its Charter...

New additions include models from Gulfstream, Bombardier, Falcon, Embraer and Textron, all equipped with Wifi Internet connectivity. (Los Angeles, Calif. – January 19, 2016) Clay…

Bespoke Magazine Features Clay Lacy’s Jim Lauer on the Business...

TrueNorth’s BESPOKE | Airborne Connectivity & Style Magazine Article by Jim Lauer, Director of Avionics | BESPOKE Magazine 2015 Edition As a pilot who flies…

Clay Lacy Aviation Opens 2.5 Acres of New Ramp Space...

Its completion marks phase one of a $10 million, 6-acre expansion and upgrade project to create Los Angeles’ most exclusive and secure private jet facility….

Clay Lacy Aviation Launches Annual $10,000 Scholarship Program for Students...

Offering day and night classes, the Aviation Center located at Van Nuys Airport prepares graduates for high-skilled jobs in business, commercial and military aviation. (Los…